This circular walk starts at the distinctive sheep sculpture in the town. Bridge Street has an interesting and attractive variety of houses dating from between the 16th and 19th century. The George Inn is thought to be late medieval in origin.
Hatherleigh church was built in the late 1400s, however it probably had earlier origins. It has retained much of its medieval fabric and has an impressive interior. The shingled spire is a notable local landmark.
The trail passes lines of veteran oak trees, typical of much of Ruby Country and valuable to roosting bats and a variety of invertebrates. Further on, the tussocky damp grasslands are typical of Ruby Country, an important habitat for waders, small mammals including fallow deer, and barn owls.